Our IGCSE English Language homeschooling course will enable your child to communicate clearly and effectively, and to:
• employ a wide vocabulary
• use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar
• develop a personal writing style
• write for a variety of audiences
These skills are vital for entry to higher education and in the workplace. A good grade in IGCSE English Language (C or 4 or better) is evidence of these skills. It will satisfy the English Language entrance requirements of universities, and meet the needs of employers everywhere.
Our course assumes prior study of English for Years 7 – 9 of the English National Curriculum or for an equivalent National Curriculum framework.
The course will take about 180 hours to complete. It may be more or less depending on your child’s learning ability.
The course will prepare your child for the Cambridge Extended IGCSE English Language syllabus 0500. Note below the different Paper numbers for each year.
For exams in 2018/19 there are two written papers:
• Paper 2: Reading
• Paper 3: Directed Writing and Composition
For exams in 2020/21 there are two written papers:
• Paper 1: Reading
• Paper 2: Directed Writing and Composition
Each paper is 2 hours and each accounts for 50% of the grade.
I have high expectations of my students. I aim to equip my students with reading and writing skills that are useful in all their endeavours and a curiosity about the written word for its own sake.MA, DPhil Subject: English Lang & LIt View Profile
I am passionate about helping others improve their English. My motivation is a desire to help students be successful and achieve their potential through activities that stimulate and engage learners.BA, PGCE Subject: English & English as a 2nd Language View Profile
I encourage my pupils to take an active approach to their studies. If my student isn’t enjoying an activity, I’ll stop and find another approach. I believe this mentality is why homeschooling works wellBA, PGCE Subject: English Language & Literature View Profile
English Language is a living, breathing subject and the way we use it is changing. I endeavour to differentiate lessons to make the experiences of my online students personal and enjoyable.MA, BA, PGCE Subject: English Language View Profile
I believe there is a different educational route for everybody. It is our job to find a way for that person to access education. There is nothing more rewarding than that “light-bulb” momentMA Subject: English Language and Literature View Profile
Passing exams requires more than a good level of English. You must unlock the question and produce what the examiner wants to read. It’s always a joy giving a high mark to a well-answered question.BA, PGCE Subject: English & English as a 2nd Language View Profile
I love writing, reading, studying and researching! I am here to help you achieve your potential: to accomplish and achieve your goals! Please feel free to contact me with any questions or queries.BA, MA, PGCE, PhD Subject: English Lang/Lit, Psychology View Profile
Learning the rules with which to manipulate language can be life changing. It takes time but it’s worth it and I’ll be here to guide you. I have also been an examiner and understand the exam process.BA Subject: English Language and English Literature View Profile
I love to read. If you read, you can visit magical worlds and have great adventures! I’m looking forward to inspiring you as you embark on your own journey of discovery! I also home educate my daughter.MA Subject: English Language and History View Profile
I love all types of storytelling. I always like to encourage my pupils to read as much as possible and I like to offer book suggestions. I look forward to sharing my passion for English with you!BSc, PGCE Subject: English Language and Literature View Profile
Words are extraordinary. I love the way they can take you to places you’ve never been. I love the way they can seem to be telling you one thing and actually be saying something else entirely.MA, PGCE Subject: English Language and English Literature View Profile
“Studied abroad? Homeschooled? In a non-English speaking country?!” They were worried and I was too. Would I even be able to compete with a normal student? Was I disadvantaged? Nervous and terribly apprehensive, I sat my exams.
It was a miracle! Paper after paper completed, and with such ease that it amazed me. All of Wolsey’s resources had ensured that I was comfortable during my examination. I recently received my results and there are: A’s in Math, English Language, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, German, and an A* in English Literature.
All I can say is thank you, God, and thank you, Wolsey Hall Oxford.